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Revision as of 17:34, 31 October 2010 by ToddWilley (talk)
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Make sure logs are meaningful, both in content and specified level.

Part One: Log Framework

Make a common log framework compatible with the built-in "logging" module that can we can build extra functionality into. It should be transparent after import.

Part Two: Named Logs

Instead of using "logging.debug('msg')" everywhere, we should be building a "LOG = logging.getLog('nova-modulename')" that we use for publishing messages to.

Part Three: Tracking Context

We should allow a "context=context.RequestContext()" kwarg that can transparently add additional information, such as request id and user, into the log.

Part Four: Custom Formatting from Flags

We should let flags specify format strings for logger.


This is pretty much done in lp:~anso/deploy